Rahul leading by over 2 lakh votes in Wayanad
Wayanad: Congress president Rahul Gandhi is leading in Wayanad constituency in Kerala by 203818 votes against CPI's C P Suneer. Rahul has secured a total of 334032 votes whereas Suneer has earned upto 130214 votes.
The high range constituency Wayanad, which came into national prominence after Congress chief's Rahul Gandhi's candidature, had registered a record polling of 80.31 per cent against the 73.25 per cent registered in the 2014 elections.
Counting of votes polled during the April 23 Lok Sabha polls for 20 seats in Kerala began Thursday morning amidst heavy security. The southern state had witnessed a heavy polling of 77.68 per cent, the highest in 30 years, where the ruling CPI(M)-led LDF and the opposition Congress-headed UDF put up a fierce fight to garner maximum seats.